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Certified Kaizen Foundation

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Duration: 1 Days*

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  • Learn the basics of Kaizen.
  • Understand what Kaizen Strategy is.
  • Learn the different Kaizen Tools.

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Kaizen Foundation Course Overview

This one day Kaizen Foundation training course will provide delegates with the knowledge and skills needed to implement and enhance Kaizen culture in their organisation. Individuals will learn how to assist the progress of Kaizen events and exercises, for the purpose of improving operational performance. Delegates will also become familiar with Kaizen’s continuous improvement methods and will acquire an understanding of the beneficial impact Kaizen can have on enterprises.

Kaizen Foundation is a valuable and desirable training course due to its extensive potential to greatly strengthen the stakeholder and customer contentment. Throughout this course, delegates will engage in discussions and practical activities, which will assist them in applying their knowledge within their organisation after course completion.

Kaizen is all about the successful implementation of change in the workplace, for the purpose of improvement. The principles of Kaizen revolve around the idea of continuous change over time, and the importance of encouraging people to apply Kaizen to better the way they work. Therefore, this Kaizen Foundation training course will provide an insight into the fundamentals of Kaizen methodology.

Kaizen Foundation Course Outline

Module 1: Kaizen Overview

  • Concepts and Principles of Kaizen
  • Kaizen Application Insight
  • Crucial Implementation Issues and Strategies
  • Maintaining Kaizen Implementation

Module 2: Kaizen Strategy

  • Role of Management
  • Planning a Kaizen Continuous Improvement Programme
  • Change Management
  • Tailoring the Culture to Kaizen
  • Kaizen Tools
  • Selecting and Handling Projects
  • Identifying Teams to Implement Kaizen
  • The Roles of Team Members
  • Performance Metrics
  • Successful Kaizen Implementation

Module 3: Kaizen Tools

  • Kaizen Quality Improvement Tools
  • 7QC Tools and their Application
  • Check Sheet
  • Pareto Chart
  • Histogram
  • Scatter Diagram
  • Process Map
  • Cause and Effect Diagram
  • Control Chart

Module 4: The Kaizen Week Approach

  • Kaizen Week Preparation
  • General Kaizen Week Framework
  • Facilitation Keys
  • Kaizen Team Rules
  • Kaizen Week Schedule

Module 5: 7 Types of Waste

  • Overproduction
  • Overprocessing
  • Waiting
  • Motion
  • Transportation
  • Inventory
  • Rework

Module 6: Kaizen Advanced Concepts

  • Kaizen Tools and Techniques
  • Change Management
  • Leadership
  • Tailoring Culture
  • Aligning Improvement Programs to Business Objectives
  • Introduction to Value Street Mapping
  • Selecting and Managing Projects
  • Developing a Kaizen Roadmap
  • Role of the Kaizen Leader
  • Planning and Organising Effective Kaizen Events

Who should attend this Kaizen Training Course?

This training course is intended for anyone looking to develop their knowledge of the Kaizen technique.

Those in the following job roles would benefit from this Foundation training course:

  • Kaizen Event Team Leaders
  • Quality Personnel
  • Production Engineers
  • Business Managers
  • Business Supervisors
  • Business Improvement Managers and Teams
  • Lean Practitioners
  • Lean Personnel

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites - this course is open to individuals looking to develop their knowledge of the Kaizen methodology.

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during, and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, experienced instructor, and refreshments.
This course is 1 day.

Kaizen Foundation Examination Information

The Kaizen Foundation Exam is conducted at the conclusion of the training day and consists of:

  • 50 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60% Pass Mark
  • 60 Minutes

What’s Included in this Kaizen Training Course?

  • The Kaizen Foundation Examination
  • The Knowledge Academy’s Kaizen Foundation Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Refreshments

 

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VirtualLive Virtual
Thu 13th Jun 2019
Places available
$1815
Melbourne
Thu 4th Jul 2019
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$2365
Canberra
Thu 4th Jul 2019
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$2365
Sydney
Thu 4th Jul 2019
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$2365
Adelaide
Thu 4th Jul 2019
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$3095
Brisbane
Thu 4th Jul 2019
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$3095
Perth
Thu 4th Jul 2019
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$3095
VirtualLive Virtual
Thu 11th Jul 2019
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$1815
VirtualLive Virtual
Thu 8th Aug 2019
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$1815
Canberra
Thu 5th Sep 2019
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$2365
Sydney
Thu 5th Sep 2019
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$2365
Melbourne
Thu 5th Sep 2019
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$2365
Adelaide
Thu 5th Sep 2019
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$3095
Brisbane
Thu 5th Sep 2019
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$3095
Perth
Thu 5th Sep 2019
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$3095
VirtualLive Virtual
Thu 12th Sep 2019
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$1815
VirtualLive Virtual
Thu 10th Oct 2019
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$1815
Canberra
Thu 7th Nov 2019
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$2365
Sydney
Thu 7th Nov 2019
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$2365
Melbourne
Thu 7th Nov 2019
Places available
$2365
Brisbane
Thu 7th Nov 2019
Places available
$3095
Perth
Thu 7th Nov 2019
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$3095
Adelaide
Thu 7th Nov 2019
Places available
$3095
VirtualLive Virtual
Thu 14th Nov 2019
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$1815
VirtualLive Virtual
Thu 12th Dec 2019
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$1815
Melbourne
Thu 2nd Jan 2020
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$2365
Canberra
Thu 2nd Jan 2020
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$2365
Sydney
Thu 2nd Jan 2020
Places available
$2365
Adelaide
Thu 2nd Jan 2020
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$3095
Brisbane
Thu 2nd Jan 2020
Places available
$3095
Perth
Thu 2nd Jan 2020
Places available
$3095

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